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  • Airmen test combat capabilities with readiness exercise

    Base officials initiated exercise Flying Tiger 01-19C on Nov. 5, here. The five-day exercise, scheduled to take place Nov. 5-9, will give base personnel an opportunity to experience contingency operations in a contested and degraded combat environment. The exercise will also focus on a high operations tempo and the ability to survive and operate
  • Dragon Challenge pushes 18th ASOG Airmen to the limit

    Eight teams made up of tactical air control party Airmen, staff weather officers and support personnel from the 18th Air Support Operations Group competed in the 2018 Dragon Challenge, Oct. 30 through Nov. 1., at Fort Bragg, N.C. The competition began in 1999 and was recently reignited after an 11-year hiatus, as a means to push the best Airmen from each squadron to compete, improve and bring new skills back to their units.
  • Base Defense Airmen secure Tyndall

    Airmen from the 822nd Base Defense Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, are always primed to deploy at a moment’s notice to secure and defend bases around the world. On October 11, 2018, that moment came. However, they weren’t traveling to faraway lands to set up security in foreign territory—they were driving to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, to protect a base that had been ravaged by a category four hurricane one day prior.
  • 820th BDG: Cycles of Defense

    Deployment tasking, training and Hurricane Michael disaster relief:  squadrons housed within the 820th Base Defense Group (BDG) are currently accomplishing all three of these missions. The 820th BDG’s mission is to provide high-risk force protection and integrated base defense for expeditionary air forces. To do this, they rotate each of their
  • Moody progresses Air Force initiative

    The relationship between Air Force installations and the communities that surround them are a vital part of their economies. One way the Air Force helps these relationships thrive is through the public-public, public-private, or P4 initiative. The P4 initiative is used as a tool for maximizing operational effectiveness and minimizing costs by encouraging Air Force installations to partner with local businesses to expedite training programs, construction projects and much more.
  • 74th FS out guns competition during Hawgsmoke 2018

    Moody’s 74th Fighter Squadron ‘Thunder’ A-10C Thunderbolt II pilots out gunned more than 10 units to win its first-ever Top Overall Team Award during the 2018 Hawgsmoke competition, Oct. 18, 2018, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. With the best of the best from the close-air support community pitted against each other, the 74th FS showcased their bombing, missile and tactical gunnery capabilities to also garner both the Top Tactical and Top Conventional team awards. The 74th FS’s camaraderie with their total force partners proved critical to enhancing their execution as A-10 maintainers from the 476th Maintenance Squadron, a reserve unit located at Moody, maintained their aircraft during the competition. The 476th MXS also competed and came out victorious winning the Top Hawg award, which is presented to the best maintenance team.
  • Moody saddles up readiness for Phase II

    Approximately 2,000 Airmen executed self-aid and buddy care, security and chemical attack avoidance missions under duress in a simulated chemical warfare environment. Testing and enhancing their operational readiness, this prepared the 23d Wing for the upcoming Phase II exercise during Nov. 5-8, 2018, which will be conducted for the first time in seven years.

    Moody Air Force Base is issuing its periodic official notice to area residents of surrounding counties concerning daily Grand Bay Bombing and Gunnery Range operations and general military training airspace operations.
  • Moody welcomes home rescue warriors

    Team Moody and loved ones welcomed back personnel from the 41st and 71st Rescue Squadrons (RQS) as they returned home from a deployment, Oct. 9, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The rescue squadrons provided combat search and rescue capabilities while members from the 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) performed maintenance operations in a forward location.
  • Team Moody 'Safeside' defenders support Hurricane Michael

    Defenders from the 822d Base Defense Squadron prepare to depart Moody Air Force Base, Ga., to provide base security at Tyndall AFB, Fla., during Hurricane Michael recovery efforts, Oct. 11, 2018. Moody’s ‘Safeside’ defenders will secure the area as Tyndall’s Ride Out Element conducts damage assessments during the aftermath. Since Oct. 8 and until further notice, Tyndall has been on evacuation notice.